Senior Discussions, Classes and Webinars

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Get Set Up

Get Set Up – a social and learning community designed for older adults, with classes soon to be available around the clock (24/7) on many topics. Seniors teaching seniors.

Senior Planet

Senior Planet – Events and discussion. Free tech support. National Tech Hotline (920-666-1959) is monitored by Senior Planet Trainers from 8 AM – 5 PM, CDT, Mon.- Fri., to help you with technological issues.

Senior Planet’s YouTube Channel

Senior Planet – Aging Connected

…free events below are hosted by Senior Planet and are open to anyone 60 and older. They will help anyone new to the internet, including those who signed up through Aging Connected, learn the basics of home internet access, how to choose a computer, staying safe online, and much more.

Other Sites (Alphabetical)

Please check out for yourself –

AARP Virtual Community Center – Online events and classes including webinars, movies for grownups, one-day university.

Active Minds – virtual Events in the Greater Denver Metro Area Events

Age Guide – “… it is our mission to be a vital resource and advocate for people as we age by providing thoughtful guidance, supportive services, and meaningful connections.”

Bacoa (Barington Area Coalition on Aging) – Classes and Activities

Catholic Charities – Contact Kari Pohar for information and to register for events (check our Calendar for daily events) at kpohar@catholiccharities.net

Candoo Tech Services – (Fees apply.) “Our Tech Concierges are ready to help you (or your loved ones) solve immediate tech issues, learn something new, or order a new device.”

Celebration Magazine – lots of fun programs online.

CJE Senior Life – virtual activities, mind and body programs, life enrichment, community-based services, healthcare and education. Join their Cyber Club. I have attended classes.

Cyber-Seniors – technology support and training for senior citizens. For free tech training and support toll-free 844.217.3057.

Digital Grandparents (NYC) – in person tutoring and classes (pre-covid). YouTube tutorials.

Edward A. Meyerberg Center – YouTube Channel

Eventbrite – search for ‘Senior’ activities and events

Geeks on Tour (seniors who travel the country and train seniors): Website and YouTube Channel with tutorials.

Generations on Line (GoL) provides “…tools to foster and promote Internet literacy, access, and skills to the elderly and overcome their fear of the new electronic media.”

Indian Trails Public Library District:  Gale Classes (three classes at no charge – Computer and Business programs), LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com – in-demand skills) and Creativebud (Unlimited Access – Arts and Crafts).

Kanopy – lots of movies – access through your local library

Lutheran Home (Arlington Heights, IL) – event calendar

Mather Telephone Topics – 847.492.7500

All Telephone Topics take place on Zoom. You can join any topic for free, simply by calling a toll-free phone number for audio only, or by logging into a Zoom meeting, at the start time of the program. Not every program has a visual component. Check descriptions for those that say “WATCH ON ZOOM.”

MeetUp – local and online groups, search for senior groups

Modern Elder Academy – YouTube video channel.

Naples Senior Center at JFCS online programs and classes

Oasis Lifelong Adventure – (Some fees apply.) “Oasis is an organization with a purpose to serve older adults through lifelong learning, health, and volunteering.”

One Day University ($8.95/month) – Watch hundreds of fascinating talks by over 200 remarkable professors chosen from 150 top-tier schools.

Open Culture – online movies, classes, books, podcasts

Positive Aging Sourcebook – resources and information

Senior Care Home Entertainment – “our nonprofit mission is to alleviate depression and loneliness among the residents of senior care and nursing homes by providing premium, live music and entertainment performances at no cost to the care homes.”

SeniorNet “…is passionate about helping older adults take advantage of new technology that can improve their quality of life, reduce isolation and engage in new and interesting ways. The best way to do this is to connect older adults with each others and with both physical and online communities.”

  • SeniorNet Community (Free) – Interact and learn from your peers via online chat. Ask questions, network with fellow members or start a discussion.
  • SeniorNet Events – free online events for members.

Senior Service Coalition of Lake County –  coordination and development of services designed to improve the quality of life of older adults residing in Lake County.

SilverSneakers – YouTube Exercise Videos

Tech Boomers – “…over 100 free courses with thousands of step-by-step tutorials and informational articles that can help you learn anything and everything about the Internet’s most popular websites and apps.”

The Beacon – Resources and Newspapers for people over 50

Vernon Area Public Library – Computer Class On Line (Gale, LinkedIn and Treehouse)

Vivalon – “Vivalon helps Marin County’s older adults and vulnerable residents thrive through the power of human connection with rides, meals, classes, care, advice and more.” San Rafael, CA. 415.456.9062

WebsiteBuilders – offers interesting basic (i.e. email, staying safe, etc.) tutorials among its “The Complete List Of How-To Tutorials For Internet Dummies”.

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Updated: 11/14/21